Top Code: 1009.00
The curriculum prepares students with some prior design background to seek entry-level employment/internship in the industrial design professions, which encompass product, transportation, environmental and entertainment design. Students also use portfolios for transfer application to four-year and graduate institutions. Innovation and the creative design process are the focus of the program. Completion of the program results in a portfolio of projects.
An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.
- Understand the fundamental purpose of the industrial design professions and its integral role in the business world.
- Create hands-on projects that demonstrate basic design processes which include problem definition, research, concept development and refinement, and final presentation.
- Perform appropriate technical skills using professional tools, materials and processes for application to design projects and presentations.
- Analyze, evaluate and improve designs through the critique process.
Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate
|ART 033A||PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION I||3|
|ART 118||ADVANCED RENDERING||3|
|or ART 015||SKETCHING FOR DESIGN|
|ART 033B||PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION II||3|
|ART 033C||PRODUCT DESIGN APPLICATION III||3|
|ART 011A||FOUNDATION DRAWING||3|
|ART 032A||DESIGN-THREE DIMENSIONAL||3|
|DMA 012||DIGITAL ART: PAINTING & DRAWING||3|
|DMA 080A||3D MODELING & SCULPTING||3|
|PHOT 030||INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING||3|